One in five people with motor neurone disease waits more than a year to see a brain specialist for help with diagnosis, a snapshot survey by the MND Association suggests.
The world added far more renewable energy sources than fossil fuels in 2015, with developing countries overtaking richer nations on green spending.
Markets in Japan and Australia open lower on Wednesday, tracking overnight weakness in US markets as investors brace for a possible rise in US rates.
A Brexit campaign plan to limit immigration with a points-based system and the guilty verdicts in a Fife murder trial attract headlines.
A surfer is in a critical condition after losing a leg in a shark attack at a beach in Western Australia state.
President Hollande has endured a torrid time in power, with labour disputes currently rocking France. But don't write off his chances of a second term, says Hugh Schofield.
Ahead of the EU referendum on 23 June, journalist Allan Little looks at the relationship Scotland has with Europe and the possible implications north of the border if the UK ends its membership.
MSPs will vote on whether to impose a full ban on fracking as part of an environment debate at Holyrood.
The captive gorilla who won a nation's hearts
Longest rail tunnel is engineering triumph
A coroner will rule on whether inquests into the 21 deaths in the Birmingham pub bombings should be resumed.
Ministers need to justify a £250m lorry park in Kent "the size of Disneyland", a report by the Transport Select Committee says.
Television writer Carla Lane, who created shows including 1980s Liverpool sitcom Bread, has died aged 87.
'Gazza woke us up every morning playing Three Lions'
Ahead of the UK's referendum, the BBC's Rob Watson explores Britain's very tricky history with our European neighbours.
Vote Leave says the UK could have a "fairer, more humane" points-based immigration system if it left the EU, but Remain campaigners say it would "wreck" the economy.
An archive celebrating the life of Oscar-winning actress Vivien Leigh goes on display at the former home of her favourite costume designer, Oliver Messel.
The 92 Premier League and Football League clubs generated more than £4bn in revenues for the first time ever in 2014-15, according to Deloitte.
The documentary that shone a spotlight on racism
Nick Conway, who played Billy Boswell in the sitcom Bread, said Carla Lane was a classic sitcom writer of the 1970s.